Tonight, Homer's face will be crisper. The visuals sharper. The jokes? Entirely dependent on your sense of humour, but what is indisputable is that, for the first time, the show will be presented in HD.
Even the intro is getting a makeover, says FOX, the result of which is available above for your viewing pleasure. It's bigger, longer, and reminds me of a stubborn couch that my friend and I struggled to get into a tiny Boston area apartment yesterday using levers, pulleys and the most important moving day tool of all: Gratuitous swearing. [YouTube - Thanks, Andreas!]